A plan that called for private garbage collectors to modernise their vehicles has been delayed by HCM City authorities.
Other statistics were also provided to prove the traditional linear economy is hampering the natural resources, increase waste volume and pull down the world’s socio-economic development.
A small area in Tề Lỗ, a village in Yên Lạc District, gathers tens of thousands of old cars, excavators, bulldozers, and cranes which are waiting to be dismantled and classified for reuse.
The project will help residents in the two communes reduce the waste they release daily from 75 to 80 per cent.
Delayed development of waste treatment projects and poor household rubbish classification has left central provinces facing a serious challenge that could continue for years to come if nothing is done.
The HCM City People’s Committee has petitioned the Government to draft a master plan for the protection of the Đồng Nai River Basin.